Boxing, The Marchant Brothers

Rocky Marciano visit to Gardner Street Gymn, Pendleton Salford, Nov 1963. Pictured from left to right. Fourth from left, Albert Marchant, Mark Marchant (with glasses), Rocky Marciano (white shirt), Hughie Docherty, Mick Duff (background), Fred Hall (Trainer).

David Marchant, pictured on right. Prior to fighting in the junior ABA championships, Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

Postcards donated by David Marchant.



James Oaks at the rear of the photograph with glasses. Norman Oaks with the football. Norman was the son of James. 1942-43

Images sent by Brian Daly



Brindle Heath Lads Club, Salford

Salford RFC Tourists, 1936. PIctured top left, Gus Risman, who also played for Great Britain. Image sent by Dave Gilligan.


Manchester Racecourse, Castle Irwell area, Lower Broughton, Salford. Photo’s sent by Dave Collins